Category: Health and fitness

3 Techniques to Keep Your Spine Healthy Between Chiropractic Visits

Woman stretching to improve spine health.

When it comes to your spine health, consistency is key. While regular chiropractic visits are an essential part of your wellness routine, what you do between those appointments can make a world of difference in maintaining a healthy back and ensuring a successful recovery if you’re healing from an injury. At Pettett Chiropractic, we understand… Read more »

3 Stages of Pregnancy and How Chiropractic Care Can Help

Your body changes rapidly during the 40 weeks of pregnancy and even in the months and years after you welcome your baby to the world. And although these changes are extraordinary to experience, they’re also often uncomfortable and sometimes downright painful. While pain is unavoidable, treatments are available to improve your physical condition and help… Read more »

5 Ways Infant Chiropractic Care Supports Your Baby’s Health

Although chiropractic care for infants may not be commonly considered, it can prove to be an incredibly effective treatment for relieving common ailments in newborns. And while chiropractic manipulations are much different for babies than adults, experienced chiropractors know just the right place and gentle pressure to help relieve your infant. Here are five ways… Read more »

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis

Arthritis is no picnic. From achy joints getting out of bed to unwanted stiffness throughout the day—nobody asks to have arthritis. According to the CDC, 24% of Americans have arthritis. And arthritis can affect working-age adults, which can make earning an income more difficult. So just how can people with arthritis improve their mobility and… Read more »

Weight Loss and Pain Relief Go Hand in Hand

Weight loss can be a pain in the back. And for millions of Americans, that’s literally the case. Losing weight can often feel like a hamster on a wheel. Go, go, go, with no end in sight. In our fast-paced, rat race-like lifestyle the goingness of it all has led to heavy burdens. But, chiropractors… Read more »

When to Tone Down Your Workout

Chiropractic Care: A Non-Workout Path to Bodily Health Now is the time of year when many of us begin thinking about shedding a few pounds and breaking out the clothing that will beat the heat and show off our best summer bodies. Of course, exercise is crucial for our physical health and overall wellbeing.  However,… Read more »

Chiropractic Health and Women’s Reproductive Health

One of the most notoriously fickle areas of health for women is reproduction. Fertility issues often confound those who suffer from them, and while there are solutions to these problems, they can be prohibitively expensive. In-vitro fertilization is one of these popular treatments, but it can set you back tens of thousands of dollars.  Along… Read more »

National Nutrition Month 2020

Whenever someone’s trying to get their body in proper working order, the first two things tackled are most often diet and exercise. Once these are under control, it becomes easier to focus on particular ailments or pains. However, it’s often important to remind ourselves of exactly why proper diet and exercise are so vital to… Read more »

Scheduling Workouts Around Your Chiropractic Adjustment

If you’re someone who regularly works out, there’s almost no need to assert the fact that you care about your body’s health and well-being. Whether you’re a runner, lifter, yoga enthusiast, cyclist, or love any other fitness pursuit, your exercise routine is an integral part of your life, giving you a sense of purpose and… Read more »